Robert Gates rips Obama in new book

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — In a new memoir, former defense secretary Robert Gates unleashes harsh judgments about President Obama’s leadership and his commitment to the Afghanistan war, writing that by more…

Beauty queen, ex-husband shot dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IRISHTIMES) — Assailants shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband in the latest high-profile case of violent crime in the South American nation, authorities have said. more…

'Guccifer' adds more celebs to hack list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JANUARY 6 -- The hacking spree by “Guccifer,” the online outlaw who has bedeviled Colin Powell, members of the Bush and Rockefeller families, Obama administration officials, and assorted other public figures, more…

Preacher on scooter: I'm Jesus reincarnated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hubWJuajrh3XyY8SNdCeVSwBxiJgWkBq" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (MIRROR) — This man believes he is Jesus Christ reincarnated despite being arrested more than 40 times and banned from Britain. Brazilian preacher Inri Cristo, more…

War hero 'heartbroken' over al-Qaida surge

by Greg Corombos -- [ooyala code="IxaG1sajqb8WPzi8SOu7pyhnQVfGLrx3" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] In late 2004, U.S.-led forces won the Battle of Fallujah in some some of the most brutal fighting of the war and pushed out radicals more…

Fukushima danger 'under control' – Not!

by Steve Elwart -- Much has been said about the Fukushima nuclear power-plant disaster, much of it true, some untrue. The problem with the news coming out of the troubled complex is more…

Angela Merkel breaks hip in ski accident

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel has cancelled most of her meetings for the next three weeks after doctors ordered her to rest in bed following more…

Who knew? Obama has a Jewish brother

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_606943" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Mark Obama Ndesandjo"][/caption] By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today Barack Obama’s autobiography seems to be as complex as the president himself. Tzach Yoked, writing in more…

Dennis Rodman in N. Korea for basketball game

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Beijing (CNN) -- Eccentric basketball star Dennis Rodman and several other former NBA players have arrived in North Korea to take part in a controversial basketball game on the more…